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 The DVM Program at Colorado State University prepares students for careers in the veterinary field in a world-class facility in Fort Collins, Colorado.

DVM Degree Program

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences annually admits approximately 138 new students to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program, culminating in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Admission to the veterinary medicine program at Colorado State is open to all students. Hands-on experience, from day one, alongside world-class faculty in an atmosphere designed to help you succeed make the Colorado State University veterinary program unique.

Program of Study

  • Years 1 and 2 include comprehensive biomedical veterinary sciences and veterinary education and hands-on clinical experiences on CSU’s main campus.
  • Years 3 and 4 work side-by-side with exceptional clinicians at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital through a series of specialty rotations. Students are full care team members, not bystanders.
  • In the future, consider a three-year specialty residency or a PhD.

DVM News & Announcements

  • jessica carie, einsight, scavma
    ​Third-year veterinary student Jessica Carie has taken on a high-profile leadership role as 2015-16 president of Student American Veterinary Medical Association. She provides a voice for nearly 15,000 veterinary students in the United States.​​​
  • csu veterinary school
    ​The new rankings are in, and our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program again is No. 3 in the nation! Our veterinary school has held a spot among the top three programs in the country for more than two decades, according to U.S. News & World Report. Thanks to students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, collaborators and other friends your support!
  • craig webb
    Dr. Craig Webb knew he would be a teacher before he knew what he would teach. When his family cat was gravely injured, the young scientist fixed on veterinary medicine. Now he’s the 2014 Outstanding Faculty Member, named by the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association.​
  • tit for tat
    Two students in our Colorado State DVM Program formed a band to stay in tune with their love of music while pursuing veterinary degrees. They’re among many CSU students who pursue personal passions with full-tilt boogie during the off hours.

 DVM Graduation Spring 2015


DVM Graduation Information

DVM Graduation Ceremony Form
This form must be filled out and submitted to Deb Liptak no later than March 27, 2015.


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